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Strongman-ism in the House of the Americas

Strongman-ism in the House of the Americas

| October 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

In one year and eight months’ time the present holder of the Office of Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States (OAS) will end his current term.  Judging from his recent utterances, Luis Almagro, might not offer himself for a second term although he has not said so specifically. In his most recent statement on October […]

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Carol’s a True Champion!

Carol’s a True Champion!

| October 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest this week is Carol Coombes O.B.E. Carol is managing a terminal cancer. Due to her personal beliefs and being allergic to pain relief, Carol is not receiving chemotherapy and radiotherapy. This means that she does not have regular clinical support from doctors and nurses. Instead, she focuses on researching alternative treatments and remedies […]

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Name That Voice 56

Name That Voice 56

| October 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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St. Vincent Implements Participatory Poverty Assessment

St. Vincent Implements Participatory Poverty Assessment

| October 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

OECS Media Statement Tuesday, October 9, 2018 — In an effort to ensure a comprehensive analysis of country poverty levels, eight communities across St. Vincent and the Grenadines will soon contribute to a Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA). The Ministry of National Mobilisation, Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, Persons with Disability and Youth in St. Vincent […]

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Her Majesty The Queen recognises St Lucian volunteer with Commonwealth Points of Light award

Her Majesty The Queen recognises St Lucian volunteer with Commonwealth Points of Light award

| October 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has recognised Chelsea Foster, representing St Lucia, as the 73rd Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her exceptional voluntary service leading mentoring programmes for disadvantaged girls. Chelsea Foster is the founder of ‘Girls of A Feather’, a non-profit organisation that aims to empower young women and girls. Since launching […]

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Gays are citizens too 

Gays are citizens too 

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

A regressive 19th century law, that is a legacy of British rule, continues to exist in 10 of the 12 independent Commonwealth Caribbean states.  The law, inspired by the 1553 Buggery Act in England, was imposed on all British colonies by the colonial government in Britain in 1861.  It effectively outlawed homosexuality. The two independent Commonwealth […]

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India look to dominate West Indies at home

India look to dominate West Indies at home

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Indian cricketers are finally back home. After an 81-day UK tour, followed by a fortnight-long Asia Cup meet at United Arab Emirates, the Indian team is now ready to take on West Indies at home. Stung by defeat in England and heading to Australia for a tough tour next month, India will look for […]

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Name That Voice 55

Name That Voice 55

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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Pre-natal Fitness?

Pre-natal Fitness?

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on The Dolor Factor this week is Personal Trainer and Fitness Blogger Carly Rowena. She decided to become a personal trainer after being unsure of what direction she wanted her career to take. It was through her YouTube channel and online community that she realised her passion for fitness. While she never turns […]

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St Kitts & Nevis Insulin Supplies

St Kitts & Nevis Insulin Supplies

| October 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: St Kitts & Nevis, October 3, 2018: The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the general public, and particularly persons with Diabetes Mellitus, that the local hospitals and public pharmacies are adequately stocked with the usual insulin formulations. The Ministry of Health wants to confirm that the Central Medical Stores has adequate stock […]

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